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Jan 31, 2013 12:00am PST
had died? >> i was in las vegas. i got a call from a fan and said mr. jackson, something is wrong. i see ambulance at michael's place and it took off and the fire department and something is wrong. >> what did you do when you heard that? >> well, the saddest part about the whole thing was, michael tried to reach me, he says call my father before he passed. he will get me out of this but they didn't get in touch with me they said they couldn't find me. i couldn't help him. >> what was your relationship like with michael towards the end? there was a sense that he was surrounded by people that was keeping the family away. and the family couldn't get to him how they wanted to. >> that was very true. he was like, well they treated him like howard hughes. they couldn't get to him like they should have. and that was very wrong for that to happen. but i guess that they had a motive to keep family away but i guess because they were saying to the fact that too many people were hanging around because of what we were trying to do. with this young man, yes. >> this huge concert tour that he had l
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Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
president obama's speech in las vegas today calling for a sweeping change on immigration. they told him not to announce his own legislation. bipartisan talks on the issue have been that sensitive. "the washington post" says the president does have a plan and that it's more liberal than the bipartisan effort in the senate including a path to faster citizenship for illegal immigrants. yesterday a team of eight senators, four from each party, unveiled their first step toward immigration overhaul. conservatives aren't happy with it, rejecting it as a form of amnesty. as for why lawmakers are tackling the issue now -- >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens, and we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens, but this is a pre-eminent issue. >> house lawmakers are said to be work on a by par san plan of their own, but they're said to not be as far along as they are in the senate. >>> meanwhile brazilian police have made more arrests. two of the men arrested on monday are owners of the
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Jan 5, 2013 4:30am PST
labeling them jane and john doe. now officials say from tips they arrested the woman in the l.a. area and the man in tucson all part of the federal crackdown on child pornography called operation sunshine which brought in more than 200 suspects. >>> a california who plans to propose an assault weapons ban has responded to an i-reporter, a former marine who refuses to register his guns. joshua bosston says if a ban goes into place, he will continue to keep his weapons off the books. a registry will one day lead to governme government. her proposed ban would keep the rights of existing gun owners. >>> joshua boston will speak with me live 10:45 eastern time this morning. >>> a kansas man thought he was doing a good deed, answering an ad on craigslist. for the sperm donor, it's turned into a legal nightmare and now he is being asked to pay child support. earlier i spoke with merada and his attorney. i started asking the question most people have, how he even found the ad in the first place. >> perusing craigslist, like window shopping, looking around, and ran across an ad that was asking
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
the international community can achieve. >> reporter: president bowl called the limited operation anybody la a recipe for the future. >> not a single u.s. troop was on the ground. >> reporter: but that light footprint left room for others to step in. zawahiri dispatched a top lieutenant to libya, ordering him to build up al qaeda's network there. mokhtar belmokhtar traveled to libya a little more than a year ago. >> he met with the commandant of one of these camps in southern libya during this time. >> reporter: but algeria may only be the latest link in a chain that leads back to libya. in nearby mali, the u.s. is now aiding france's fight to smash al qaeda. but militants are armed to the teeth and fighting back against french troops. >> mali is the first victim of libya because of the weapon caches that were raided and just about the inability for anyone to stop weapons flying all over. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta issued a warning to those running training camps. >> terrorists should be on notice. that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north afr
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Jan 27, 2013 3:00am PST
to las vegas. that will begin his push for immigration reform. he's called this issue the top legislative priority of his second term. >>> and on wednesday, we'll be talking a whole lot about guns. the senate judiciary will hold a hearing on gun violence. their first since president obama announced his new gun patrol proposes. we'll probably hear from lapierre. >>> chuck hagel's nomination hearings begin. nominated by president barack obama for secretary of defense. these could be interesting to watch. reservations by senators of both parties. >>> on thursday, yes, it could be, could be hillary clinton's last day as aersecretary of sta. depends on how the nomination process for her replacement, john kerry, plays out. that could happen on friday. on sunday, the super bowl, of course. the 49ers take on the ravens in new orleans and, just to note, coming off her inauguration lip syncing controversy, beyonce will perform at this year's big half-time show. that is a look at your week ahead. >>> how is this for a family rivalry. the head coaches of the super bowl bond baltimore ravens and the s
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Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
in another brawl with frank ocean, tmz saying that police were called to the scene in l.a. where brown had a run-in with ocean's people. but tmz said there were no arrests. >> sounds like trouble. >>> the confusing play at the nfl pro bowl yesterday. this is center jeff saturday, he lined up on the wrong team for one play. but this was for sentimental reasons. jeff saturday was allowed to break the rules to share one final moment with longtime quarterback peyton manning. see manning got to stare at manning's behind for 13 seasons. saturday is retiring. they got to share one more quiet moment together. >> and the rest of world. >>> early start continues right now. >>> 233. that's where the death toll now stands in the brazil nightclub fire. >>> plus a sloppy commute expected for millions of people this morning. we'll have a live report straight ahead. . >>> i think hillary clinton will go down as one of the finest secretaries of state we had. >> one heck of a moment between the president and the secretary of state. but why all of the love. >> such good friends. >> very good friends. what a
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Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
and doctors will care for the mother. it's called birth tourism. dozens of these houses are scattered across california, operating in the shadows within the suburbs of l.a. pay them thousands and according to their ads, they will help you obtain u.s. citizenship for your newborn. have you been inside? >> yes. >> reporter: arthur chen lives next door to what he calls a maternity hotel. on his street, he sees a lot of pregnant chinese women every day. why would a chinese mother come all the way to america to give birth? >> citizenship. >> reporter: if people from mainland china get an american passport he says their life can be different. potential access to u.s. education and once the child turns 18, says chen, they can help others get green cards and become u.s. citizens. >> not here! >> reporter: neighborhood protests have sprung up around the strait. >> go back to your country! >> reporter: local authorities have busted some of these houses for code violations but not for so-called birth tourism. that's because under current federal laws, it's not illegal. >> legally barred from denying a
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Jan 20, 2013 3:00am PST
send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la! it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. >>> good morning, washington, d.c. it all looks so peaceful now. just before 6:30 a.m. on the east. >>> i'm randi kaye. >> i'm john berman here live on the washington mall for our special coverage of the 57th inauguration. today is the day the constitution says that the president must take the oath of office before 12:00 noon. since his second term officially begins at that point. our cnn political team is coveringarve second of preps for the big day. >> yes, they are. we are spread out all over washington. chris lawrence keeping an eye on mall security and athena jones live on capitol hill. >> chris, security is extremely tight for inauguration. we saw even driving here in the wee hours of the mornin
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Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
and people were sitting on it when it was a loaded canon. >> the cleaning crew called the bomb squad who disarmed the canon and everybody breathed a sigh of la rafe. a spokesman says in theory that canon could have been fired all those years it was on public display. >>> people are hunting pythons in florida today and they can win prizes. it's part of a month-long contest called the python challenge. designed to tackle the problem of exploding python population. our own john zarrella talked with a python hunter and a state officer about this contest. >> you can go out there for days and days and days and not see one python. i don't care how much experience you have. it is going to take some luck. >> if we remove one snake from the ecosystem, we've done a good thing. so imagine if 700 people are out there and they all bring one snake, that's 700 less snakes that we have out in the ecosystem. >> john zarrella is in the florida everglades with the latest on the python hunting contest. john? >> reporter: i'm out here and this is a road that goes east/west and bisects the florida everglades b
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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am PST
, inviting u.s. homes where nurses and doctors will care for the mother. it's called birth tourism. dozens of these houses are operating in california, in the shadows of the suburbs of l.a., they pay thousands and they help you obtain sen ship for your newborn. have you been inside? >> yes. >> reporter: arrest her cheyne lives next door to what he calls a maternity hotel. why would a chinese mother come all the way to america to give birth? >> citizenship. >> reporter: if people from main line china get an american passpo passport, their life can be different, access to american education and once their child turns 18, they can help others get green cards and become u.s. citizens. neighborhood protests have sprung up around the states. local authorities have busted some of these houses for code violences, but not for so-called birth tourism, that's because under current federal laws it's not illegal. >> they are legally barred being denied a visa because someone is pregnant. >> a family who lives in beijing travelled to a u.s. maternity hotel so fran seen could be born in america. dad is a
CNN
Jan 13, 2013 1:00am PST
'm not kidding, ray lahood is an african-american on the cabinet. there's a lot of diversity but should be much more. >> i was listening to our editorial call this week. and i was thinking, this is a lesson for all of us, fortune 500 companies, media companies. look at ourselves, our primetime lineup, if people we have in charge. i think many companies look exactly like the white house. so i think this is something that we need to talk about in america and pull the stone out of your own eye before talking about someone else. >> diversity is not all different shades of white. that's really true. >> dean, speaking of all different shades, donald trump says bill maher owes him $5 million. and he may even sue. >>> dean is back. dean, bad blood between donald trump, bill maher, which should be no surprise. maher twisted the knife a bit this past week on "leno." take a listen. >> the color of his hair and the color of an orange orangutan are the only two things in nature of the same color. i'm not saying it's true. >> he said he'd give trump $5 million to prove he's not a spawn of an orangutan. that
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Jan 23, 2013 2:00am PST
level would be. and they are calling on the senate to pass a budget by spring. >> wayne la pierre has accused the president of of attacking gun owners by expanding a registry and demanding background checks. this is what he said. >> there are only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners, to either tax them or take them. it's the only reason. >> la pierre criticize the president's inauguration speech. there was not a single mention specifically of gun control in monday's speech. >>> from now on, you won't be able to get gun-related daily deals on groupon. they had been offering bargains on shooting ranges and concealed weapons courses for eight months, but has decided to scrap the offers. the decision, based on customer feedback. a texas gun shop owner isn't happy. he offered a 50% off for a concealed weapons class and was selling well. >>> an offduty police officer's act of heroism is getting plenty of hits. this happened in madrid. the officer wasted no time at all when a woman fainted and fell on the subway tracks below. he is seen jumping on the tracks to the other side of the
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Jan 30, 2013 12:00am PST
of the line. this is what the president told the crowd of a high school in las vegas today. >> the reason i came here today is because of a challenge where the differences are dwindling, where a broad consensus is emerging, and where a call for action can now be heard coming from all across america. i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. the time is now. >> arizona governor jan brewer's been one of the president's most harsh critics on immigration. she's here to tell me what she thinks of this development today. welcome to you. how are you? >> i'm just fine, piers, thanks for having me on. >> always a pleasure. now, we've seen you on tarmacs jabbing your finger at the president in the past over this very contentious issue. what is your verdict on what he announced today? >> well, you know, i'm just absolutely thrilled that we've got the president talking about solutions and also i'm very grateful that we've got a bipartisan effort in the senate to try to address the issue that america, the united states has been facing. bottom line is i'
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Jan 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
. his cabinet should reflect america. i'm not kidding, ray lahood is arab-american, looks like a white guy. there's a lot of diversity but should be much more. >> i was listening to our editorial call this week. and i was thinking, this is a lesson for all of us, fortune 500 companies, media companies. look at ourselves, our primetime lineup, the people we have in charge. i think many companies look exactly like the white house. so i think this is something that we need to talk about in america and pull the stone out of your own eye before talking about someone else. >> diversity is not all different shades of white. that's really true. >> dean, speaking of all different shades, donald trump says bill maher owes him $5 million. and he may even sue. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir.
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 1:00am PST
za ril la tells us why the state is holding a month-long contest to kill those snakes. >>> people are hunting pythons in florida, and they can win prizes doing it. it's part of a month-long contest called python challenge. there is an exploding python population. john zarrella talked with a state hunting officer about it. >> you can go out there for days and days and days and not see one python. i don't care how much experience you have. it is going to take some luck. >> if we remove one snake from the ecosystem, we've done a good thing. so imagine if 700 people are out there and they all bring one snake, that's 700 less snakes we have out in the ecosystem. >> john zarrella is in the florida everglades. >> reporter: i'm out here on the tamiami trail. we're closer to naples now than we are to miami. we've been out here for a couple of hours looking for python. it is not that easy to find them, that's for sure. at night, the reason we're out here, is they like to come up by the road and take the warmth of that road off the pavement and that keeps their bodies warm. they're cold-bloo
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Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
an unreasonable quote don't settle on the first insurer. keep making calls until you get a price that at least seems fair. >> i'm going to be checking. alson kosik, thanks so much. >>> transportation secretary ray lahood will be stepping down. we're just learning that info, came from the white house, lahood will remain at the department until a successor is named. he's the only republican still left in president obama's first term cabinet. >>> >>> "talk back" question. obama skeet shooting, on target? executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business pro. just like you. go national. go like a pro. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal.
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Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
to these weapons. my view is, everybody is entitled to be safe. >> reporter: she called the nra veen nal but insists it's not personal with lapierre. >> he wants one thing, i want an entirely different thing. he's there for gun people, to allow them to have these guns regardless. they are fought virtually every kind of regulation. the time has come to change course. >> reporter: and when it comes to legislation, feinstein isn't only going to have to convince republicans. one of the interesting dynamics on this committee that is holding this hearing tomorrow is that the democratic chairman, wolf, pat leahy, is a supporter of gun rights. feinstein is concerned that the witness list is too skewed towards proponents of gun owners. >> so what you're saying is little dispute going on between dianne feinstein and patrick leahy, they are both democrats and on the liberal side of the democratic party but when it comes to gun rights, they disagree? >> reporter: that's right. they do disagree. i tried to interview patrick leahy. he said to watch the hearing tomorrow. he's known as la liberal but on
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
weapons. he takes on critics who want to expand background checks. lapierre will say, and i quote, when it comes to the issue of background checks, let's be honest. they'll never be universal because criminals will never submit to them. the nra is calling on members to show their support in a big way. the political arm just sent a mass e-mail calling for all members to show up tomorrow and, quote, pack the hearing room. all this with emotional hearings going on in connecticut. that's where the governor's bipartisan task force on gun violence prevention is going on in hartford. connecticut already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. some of the sandy hook parents argue to make them even stricter. they faced opposition from vocal opponents in the crowd. >> reporter: metal detectors, heavy security and a sign on the door reading, no guns allowed. that's what greeted hundreds attending this connecticut hearing on gun loss. >> try to put yourself in the place i'm in. not a good feeling to look at your child in a casket or with your child with a bullet wound to the forehead. >>
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Jan 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
a tax hike on the first $250,000 of everybody's income. everybody. >> sorrow la, roland you heard . he's doing it at 450. you can't say you won't negotiate on something you're going to have to negotiate on, right? >> actually you can. it's called negotiating position. we see it all the time. how many times have you had people when it comes to negotiating a contract i won't take less than this and then they do. that's what negotiation is all about. the whole point in having a hard stance is to for the opposition to come down on theirs. speaker boehner put out a proposal taxes on a million dollars. his own party rejected that. this is what you do in negotiations. take a hard line and you typically are going to soften it when you get a compromise. >> the problem is now the president has come out and said, chastised congress appropria appropriately. said i'm not going to negotiate. this will embold enthem to be nasty center >> i think part of the issue is when you look at the most of the republican members of the house they are coming from safe districts so they are keeping their potential
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
of california, who just a couple of days ago, introduced this assault weapons ban legislation. and wayne lapierre, the nra's executive vice president. these two will face one another wednesday during a senate judiciary hearing, according to the website, called what should america do about gun violence. but, it will feel like debate deja vu for capitol hill watchers because those two run opposite sides, this was back in the early 1990s when this first assault weapons ban passed. that, as you know, has since expired. their arguments are coming back to life. we went into the archive and found feinstein and lapierre from two decades ago. >> you also, at some point, have got to say, enough is enough. otherwise when the nra will not say that you should not permit the civilian sale of bazookas, what we're talking about is a weapon crafted for war, that floats around the streets of our cities, that puts our police in a position of being outgunned by the bad guys, that has kids killing kids with them. >> more regulations on honest people that a million times a year honest people use a gun in this co
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Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
as the senate legislation that passed overwhelming last night to avert that so-called fiscal cliff. let's get the latest on where the republicans are moving right now. joining us, a republican congressman from ohio, steve latourette is joining us. congressman, thanks very much for coming in. >> good to see you. >> i know you've been catching closely what's going to happen. what's your sense? where are we going in the next few hours. >> the house will go into session in the next 15 minutes to vote on a serious of very important matters, naming post offices all across the country. but we will use that time, the whip will use that time to find out where the conference is and a couple of different proposals. dana's reporting is right on the money. she has the proposals identified, and then at that moment in time, the leadership will make a decision as to which version to put on the floor later this evening. one that would have some spending cuts and the other would be just an up or down vote on the senate-passed package. >> if there's just an up or down vote on what the senate passed last night,
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Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
album he's calling the "2020 experience," his first new album since 2006. >>> and then there is this. hip-hop has officially moved from the streets and the clubs to the ivory tower. the l.a. times is reporting that university of arizona, now the first in the country to offer a minor in hip-hop studies. i see you cringing to my right. ben stein. the elevation in academic stature came naturally. the school offered classes in the subject since 2004. you can minor in hip-hop. >>> st. james palace released the due date for the first child, william and catherine's baby is due in july. the couple had to reveal that kate was pregnant because she was hospitalized last month with acute morning sickness. >>> well, we're moving off minoring in hip-hop and we'll talk economics here. president obama, maybe we'll talk hip-hop as well, in a final formal news conference before he takes the oath of office here in his second term spoke this morning, pushing for support on raising the debt ceiling. >> and republicans in congress have two choices here. they can act responsibly and pay america's bills, or
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Jan 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
in an eight-hour period yesterday. the first crash occurred midday near seminole, oak cla home la when a pilot crash landed in a field and all four crew members were injured in that crash but just eight hours later, 9:00 p.m. local time, a chopper responding to a call went down near ventura, iowa, killing all three members of the crew. neither of the helicopters had patients on board when it they went down. a rash of events a few years ago prompted the ntsb to focus on medical helicopters specifically and medical planes. the pressure to quickly respond in various conditions at night, in foul weather, they make those operations inherently dangerous. the safety board made 19 recommendations, including better pilot training, especially for inclement weather, nine vision systems, flight data recorders with regular reviews of the data. both aircraft yesterday were just a few years old each and we know that the pilot in the fatal crash in iowa did have access to height vision goggles and newer technology but did not have a flight data recorder, wolf. >> what do we know about the companies that opera
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Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
five bucks." your accent needs a little work. >>> president obama's tough gun proposals call for a ban on military-assault style weapons. let's look at the type of weapons that he's talking about. miguel marquez is joining us live from a shooting range in las vegas. miguel, what do you have? >> we're at the larnlest shooting range in nevada here. we're going to look at an m-16. this is a real m-16. carlos, if you would just set that up for us, i'm going to put some eye protection and ear protection on while he does that. thank you, sir. so if you look at this m-16, wolf, right now it's in the safe position. when you move it to the number one position, that's the semiautomatic position. and that means as i pull the trigger, each time i pull that trigger, a round goes off. when i turn it to the number three position here, that's fully automatic. when i pull the trigger, the gun doesn't stop until i stop pulling that trigger. that's the big difference. one thing of note here, it is an m-16 but this weapon would be, except for that feature of the fully automatic, this weapon would be legal
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